Miriam Neiger-Fleischmann is a Hebrew poet, literary scholar, and painter. She was born in Slovakia in 1948. Her parents were Holocaust survivors from Hungary. She came to Israel in 1949 and lives and works in Jerusalem. She studied art at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem from 1977–1981. In 2015 she earned a PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a dissertation on the poetry of Avigdor Hameiri.
She has published four volumes of poems in Hebrew: Words in a Visual Space (1992), Images Reproduced (1999), Material in No Man’s Land (2007), and Song for Miriam (2018). She has won several prizes in Israel. One volume in Hungarian translation, Száműzetés (Exile, 2002, trans. Zsuzsa Zalaba), appeared in Budapest. A volume of poems in English translation, Death of the King and Other Poems (2017, trans. Anthony Rudolf), appeared in Nottingham, England (Shoestring press). This volume was also translated from the English into Romanian by Victor Stir (2017).
Some of the poems have appeared in leading magazines, including Modern Poetry in Translation, Stand, PN Review, The Jerusalem Reviw and Jewish Quarterly.
1988 The Hershon prize for literature, the Hebrew University
1991 Prize of the Fund for Belles-Lettres, the municipality of Jerusalem and the Jerusalem Foundation.
2003 Acum prize for anonymous handwriting in poetry.